PayPal, Inc.

PayPal in 2004 blacklisted Ghana together with Nigeria and other sub-Saharan countries due to high incidence of credit card fraud from these countries mostly on EBay and Amazon online stores.
But even though Nigeria in 2014 was taken off PayPal’s blacklist, Ghana remains on the list denying Ghanaians from being able to purchase and pay for their goods and services online using PayPal.
Fast forward to 2015, the year of the digital revolution where smart phones are not seen by many Ghanaians as a luxury but instead a necessity. You should by now understand the immense role Paypal would play in our cashless society. We live in a time that many Ghanaian entrepreneurs with innovative products and services would offer real value to buyers around the world and contribute to economic development locally, are now been cut off from much of the world where PayPal is a major platform for receiving payments. This is anti-business. Similarly, there are lots of social enterprises and charities that are working to improve lives and communities in Ghana and around Africa that are unable to accept donations via PayPal. All over world, online donations have powered a variety of social innovations and charity projects. Being blacklisted means many innovative social enterprises and charities in Ghana are deprived access to potential donors. This isn't progressive. This are the words of Samuel Darko, a District Rotaract Representative.

We the undersigned ,call on PayPal to blot Ghana from the it's list of countries that its services are not extended to.

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The Remove Ghana From PayPal Blacklist petition to PayPal, Inc. was written by Emmanuel Okyere Tweneboa and is in the category Business at GoPetition.